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James Bowden (8-18-15) service 8-22-15

James Ely Bowden, 66, of Corinth, Mississippi, died on Tuesday, Aug. 18.
He was born in Corinth, Mississippi, the son of the late Herman and Edith Mitchell Bowden. He was united in marriage to Mary Haygood, who survives.
Mr. Bowden worked as a general laborer at a saw mill.
In addition to his wife, Mary Bowden of Corinth, Mississippi, he is survived by his children, Dillon Bowden and Justin Bowden, both of Corinth, Mississippi, and Michelle Bowden of Selmer; 11 grandchildren; sister, Susan Plunk of Guntown, Mississippi; brothers, Archie Bowden and Joseph Bowden, both of Corinth, Mississippi; and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Tony Bowden; a grandson; brothers, Frankie Bowden, Wayne Bowden and Herbert Bowden; and sister, Katherine Blasingame.
Services were held on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with James Voyles officiating. Burial followed in Bethel Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi.

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